Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

ASAP Symposium 2016

ASAP 2016 SYMPOSIUM: DESIGNING THE NEXT STEPS

A day of workshops, community classes, discussion, design, lecture/demonstration, and art installations. In its fourth year, the ASaP Symposium explores holistic, artistic interventions for diverse populations. This year’s focus is on the power of design and the implementation of arts programming in the medical field. FREE REGISTRATION
Jazz at Lincoln Center's Jazz for Young People Program (Photo by Erin X. Smithers)

ARTS LEARNING HIGHLIGHT

ARTS LEARNING PARTNERSHIP

Reaching Rhode Island students with Wynton Marsalis’ “Jazz for Young People” program and FirstWorks Arts Learning

ARTS LEARNING

ARTS LEARNING

From the concert hall to the classroom, FirstWorks is also at the frontier of arts education, where performers engage directly with local students through creative programs and performances at area schools. Find out more about current opportunities…

ARTISTIC ICONS SERIES

FIRSTWORKS ARTISTIC ICONS AT THE VETS

Dazzle to the acrobatic steampunk spectacle of CIRQUE MECHANICS in Pedal Punk; experience the energy, humor and sheer beauty of PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY; and celebrate 25 years of the world’s premier hip-hop dance company, RENNIE TAYLOR PUREMOVEMENT — you’ll revel in every extraordinary FirstWorks moment.
Cranston Street Armory silkscreen by Walker Mettling

Armory Animated by Art

ARMORY ANIMATED BY ART

Cranston St. Armory: Animated by Art uses the arts as a focal point to engage community stakeholders around envisioning a bright future and multiple creative uses for this historic site, built in 1907 in the heart of Providence’s West End neighborhood.
Cranston Street Armory silkscreen by Walker Mettling

Armory Animated by Art

ARMORY ANIMATED BY ART

Cranston St. Armory: Animated by Art uses the arts as a focal point to engage community stakeholders around envisioning a bright future and multiple creative uses for this historic site, built in 1907 in the heart of Providence’s West End neighborhood.

Arc Iris

ARC IRIS

Arc Iris’ music is fiercely bold and experimental, yet retains enough folk/pop DNA to be immediately recognizable as something accessible and compelling.